Meaning of “umami” in the English Dictionary

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"umami" in British English

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umaminoun [ U ]

uk /uːˈmɑː.mi/ us /uːˈmɑː.mi/

a strong, salty taste that is found in foods such as cheese, fish, or mushrooms:

Vegetables develop umami as they ripen.

(Definition of “umami” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)